Raspberry Jam

Welcome to Raspberry Jam

What is the Raspberry Pi?

 

raspberry-jamThe Raspberry Pi is a small, affordable, and fully customizable computer. There are many different version of the raspberry pi, including the Pi 1, Pi 2, and Pi 3, each one with varying specifications and features. The Raspberry Pi is an excellent tiny computer geared towards projects and project building as it is an excellent, fully customizable platform allowing you to program and use Raspberry Pi modules for anything you need it to do. The Raspberry Pi platform has been out for several years and has caught the eyes of developers, hackers, and tinkerers since its initial launch on February 29th in 2012. Raspberry Pi’s are very popular and well known for being cheap, affordable, and excellent for DIY projects. The possibilities are endless with the Raspberry Pi, and the newest Pi 3 even supports running a working special build of Windows 10.
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Raspberry PI Jams

 

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Raspberry pi jams are social events held all over the world where people who are interested in raspberry pi come together to share their knowledge and learn new things as well as meeting other pi fans. These events are generally graced by appearances from teachers, students, enthusiasts, developers and hobbyists. These events are held either personally or by organisations.

There is a calendar where all the corresponding dates and the actual places where these jams will be held either in Europe or in America (both south and north) and other countries for example India and some Middle Eastern countries. There is a map indicating all the viable areas too. To top it all off some of the events are graced by officials from the raspberry pi developers.
This year we have had some jams and still look forward to other jams before the year ends. For example today we have a jam that is being held in Milad tower in Tehran Iran dubbed Daneshjookit raspberry jam. Some of the biggest Jams this year include the Orlando annual conference and exhibition that was held between 23rd June and 28th June. At this forum there were people from the raspberry team. They were there to teach people about raspberry pi and also enlighten people about the different appliances that use this tech among others the computer. It was held in a library which was a good platform for scholars. Other memorable jams include the happy new year jam held at Bett show 2016 in London excel between 20th to 23rd January.

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Five Interesting Raspberry PI Projects

 

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1. A Minecraft Machine

Minecraft has revolutionized our online experience. The core technology that Minecraft uses is raspberry pi. Some of the areas that Minecraft machine is used is on teaching programming, science and mathematics. The awesome thing that raspberry pi has done to Minecraft is that it has made it fun to use. You can easily combine Minecraft and the Raspberry Pi development to make any persons’ online experience unforgettable.

To make a project using Raspberry Pi is very simple as you just download the software project and then you can start it. When the system is finally up, you can find a ten-year-old who can easily use the Minecraft machine for fun.

2. All-In-One RasPi

The Raspberry Pi on itself is an all thinking computer though it often used an embedded computer. This means in general that you can easily turn a raspberry Pi into a full computer by just adding a few components to the Raspberry Pi. If you wish to get into Linux computing, you can use the Raspberry Pi made computer as your first gateway into Linux computing.

Most servers use Linux operating system to manage and control its functionalities. So with just a Raspberry Pi, you can make a Raspberry Pi computer that can you can use to explore the world of Linux computing.

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Raspberry Pi System

 

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Stock Prices on Raspberry Pi (python)

There is a new product that will display the price of stocks on the internet. This product is known as Raspberry Pi. To set up Pi the Python program can be used.
This introduction will show a person how to install a stock library and get the prices of the stocks in real time. This program will use Yahoo Finance API.
This program will also be compatible with the Linux system.

Step 1: Set up Raspberry Pi

To begin set up this system. All that is needed is internet access to be able to install the software. To get the program doing use Ultimate Raspberry Pi Configuration Guide to get the program started.
To get this program going Terminal on a Mac computer works well. Be sure to use the command line to get access to the tutorial on the Raspberry Pi program.

Step 2: Allow the Updates and Upgrades to run

When updates are available be sure to update the system.

1) To do so you will type Sudo apt-get update
2) And this type Sudo apt-get upgrade
3) Select Y to move forward
4) After this there will be a wait time. It usually lasts a couple of minutes.

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